Rogers Insurance Ltd., Schwartz Reliance Insurance announce partnership

Rogers Insurance Ltd. and Schwartz Reliance Insurance are pleased to announce their new partnership.

Schwartz Reliance Insurance purchased the A-WIN Insurance Ltd. Medicine Hat, AB, branch location at the beginning of November. Rogers Insurance, who fully acquired A-WIN Insurance in 2019, has remained dedicated to expanding the organization’s network of community-focused branch partners located across Western Canada.

“We are thrilled to have Schwartz Reliance Insurance join the A-WIN branch partner network,” said Bruce Rabik, Chief Operating Officer, Rogers Insurance. “Their longevity, reputation and dedication to Southern Albertans are impressive. We know they will continue to provide Medicine Hat residents and businesses with exceptional insurance solutions and customer service.”

With this purchase, Medicine Hat maintains a strong, local independent insurance brokerage that prioritizes the needs of its clients. Schwartz Reliance Insurance has been based in Lethbridge, AB, for more than 90 years and the business has grown since the 1980s under the Howe family’s leadership to include business units in Fort Macleod, Claresholm, Vauxhall, Taber, Coaldale and Stettler.

“Our family has independently owned and operated our business for nearly 40 years,” said John Howe, President, Schwartz Reliance Insurance. “To partner with Rogers Insurance—who has been steadfast in expanding and strengthening the independent brokerage model across Canada—was an opportunity we couldn’t pass on. We look forward to building a strong partnership with Rogers Insurance as well as joining the Canadian Broker Network.”

The Canadian Broker Network (CBN) is the leading alliance of independent insurance brokers in the country. Rogers Insurance co-founded CBN in 2002 and serves as an executive member today.

Mitch Holst will now serve as A-WIN Medicine Hat branch partner and lead the existing team of brokers in serving the needs of local residents and businesses. The branch is located at Bay 109, 2201 Box Springs Blvd. NW, Medicine Hat, AB.

About Rogers Insurance
Rogers Insurance is one of the largest independent, employee-owned brokerages in Canada. We have access to more than 100 global insurance companies and specialty underwriting facilities. This unparalleled market access allows us to leverage the best insurance and risk management solutions for our clients—individuals and businesses who represent virtually every sector in the North American economy.

About Schwartz Reliance Insurance
Schwartz Reliance Insurance is one the largest privately-owned independent general insurance brokerages in Alberta. Our mission is to provide our clients with the broadest range of insurance protection available, designed and administered at consistently competitive premium levels. We work with the leading insurance partners whose financial stability and claims payment performance will stand the most strident examinations.

About A-WIN Insurance
Founded in 2001, A-WIN Insurance is an independent insurance brokerage with more than 20 branches across Alberta and Saskatchewan and is licensed from B.C. through to Manitoba. As a full-service brokerage and member of the Rogers Insurance Group of Companies, A-WIN Insurance provides protection for our client’s personal and business insurance needs, drawing from a robust portfolio of insurers to offer competitive coverage and prices.

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